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UPDATE: Lee County authorities conduct roundup of drug suspects

UPDATE: Lee County authorities conduct roundup of drug suspects

March 7th, 2014 8:49 am by Wes Bunch

The Lee County Sheriff's Office and Commonwealth's Attorney Office confirmed that the operation began at 7 a.m.

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Sports Sports Live
Wise Central girls face Brunswick in Richmond Friday

Wise Central girls face Brunswick in Richmond Friday

March 7th, 2014 12:50 am by George Thwaites

Lady Warriors coach learned of 6:45 p.m. Friday tipoff at 11 p.m. on Wednesday night, forcing a mad scramble for travel arrangements a day earlier than expected.

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Sports
Eagles turn back Bucs in A-Sun semifinals

Eagles turn back Bucs in A-Sun semifinals

March 6th, 2014 11:37 pm by KELLY HODGE, NET News Service

The ETSU men's basketball team managed just two free throws in the last three minutes and was overtaken by top-seeded Florida Gulf Coast 69-64 on Thursday in the Atlantic Sun Conference semifinals.

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Business & Technology
Wake up and smell the bacon ... with a bacon app

Wake up and smell the bacon ... with a bacon app

March 6th, 2014 11:32 pm by Associated Press

Oscar Mayer says it has created a bacon-scented app for the iPhone, developed by the Madison-based company's Institute for the Advancement of Bacon.

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Local News
Flooding closes Rogersville health department

Flooding closes Rogersville health department

March 6th, 2014 11:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Health Department Director Susan Venable said the biggest impact will be on WIC and family planning clients, and they are being referred either to Church Hill or Sneedville - whichever is more convenient to them.

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Kingsport BOE to seek joint facilities study

Kingsport BOE to seek joint facilities study

March 6th, 2014 11:15 pm by Rick Wagner

The city board Thursday also voted 5-0 to approve a differentiated pay plan for 2014-15, approved grades K-12 social studies textbook recommendations on the first of two readings, and amended the 2012-13 calendar to absorb the fifth snow day.

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UPDATE: Address to send donations to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

UPDATE: Address to send donations to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

March 6th, 2014 11:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Send donations to Alexa Linboom Memorial Fund c/o CIVIS Bank P.O. Box 550 Rogersville, Tenn. 37857

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Crime Local News
N.C. motorist arrested after hitting two pedestrians at  Unicoi school bus stop

N.C. motorist arrested after hitting two pedestrians at Unicoi school bus stop

March 6th, 2014 9:44 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

A 6-year-old boy and his grandmother were injured Thursday morning when they were struck by an SUV at a bus stop on Unicoi Drive.

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Entertainment
Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

March 6th, 2014 9:22 pm by Associated Press

Those who study religion as portrayed in popular culture do note that depicting Jesus on the screen has always been a tricky business.

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Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

March 6th, 2014 6:08 pm by Rain Smith

Blood tests revealed Xanax and Lortab were in her system at the time of the crash, while prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and marijuana were located in her purse.

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